Deeper Than the Holler..

When I think of Randy Travis I think of wrap around porches, cowboy boots and ice tea in a mason jar. I think of my many years working with the horses and going to sales. It is a sensory overload of sorts, of visions that are no longer in front of me, but visions of my past, smells that come rushing through my nose as if I was standing in the presence of it all right now. I smell the sweet alfalfa as I type , and I can almost feel my toes wiggling around in my boots- cept’ I don’t have on boots and  I am wearing pretty girly sandals right now- dressed in clothing that I can only refer to as my Sunday best.

Anyway, this prompts me to give you the lyrics to one of my favorite Randy Travis songs..Do me a favor and look it up and listen to it..

I know of a couple that this song reminds me of (other than my husband and I), and it makes me smile when I see them together..

 

Deeper Than the Holler

Well I’ve heard those city singers singin ’bout how they can love
Deeper than the oceans higher than the stars above
Well I come from the country and I know I ain’t seen it all
But I heard that oceans salty and the stars they sometimes fall
But that would not do justice to the way I feel for you
So I have to sing this song about all the things I knew

My love is deeper that the holler, stronger than the rivers
Higher than the pine trees growin’ tall upon the hill
My love is purer than the snowflakes that fall in late December
And honest as a robin on a springtime window sill
And longer than the song of the Whippoorwill

From the backroads to the broadway shows with a million miles between
There’s a least a million love songs that people love to sing
And everyone is different and everyone’s the same
So this is just another way of sayin’ the same thing

My love is deeper that the holler, stronger than the rivers
Higher than the pine trees growin’ tall upon the hill
My love is purer than the snowflakes that fall in late December
And honest as a robin on a springtime window sill
And longer than the song of the Whippoorwill

My love is deeper that the holler, stronger than the rivers
Higher than the pine trees growin’ tall upon the hill
My love is purer than the snowflakes that fall in late December
And honest as a robin on a springtime window sill
And longer than the song of the Whippoorwill

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About runningawaywithme

I'm a mom to 3 gorgeous children and married to a wonderful guy! I work in Critical Care and I classify myself on some levels as an adreneline junky. However, I am terrified of heights! Go figure! Im dedicated to running and physical fitness. There are no excuses good enough to not keep yourself healthy in body and in mind.

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